Posts Tagged ‘filmmaking’
Vintage lenses are growing in popularity, here are 10 things you should know about them.
Hyperlapse from Instagram is the hot photo/video app of 2014. So how might this technology affect professional video applications?
As low cost cinema cameras dominate the independent film scene, high level filmmaking has never been more accessible than it is today. That said, it takes a lot more than the right camera and gear to actually make a film that is worth watching.
Camera assistants and focus pullers can benefit from the simple tips in this quick video.
It’s easier than ever to make a low-budget film with high production value, yet so many filmmakers still create films that look unpolished. Here are 5 tips that are often overlooked on smaller-scale films.
How much do camera operators make? We’ve created an infographic of recent statistics showing the locations where camera operators and cinematographers earn the most.
For the last few years full frame cameras have been all the rage in independent level film production, but crop sensor cameras offer some huge advantages over their full frame counterparts that are hard to deny. With the recently released crop sensor GH4 turning heads all over the indie film world, the issue is now more relevant than ever.
In the 1970′s, cinematographer Garrett Brown was tired of the bulky dolly equipment needed to get a smooth, moving shot. Out of this frustration, came an invention that would revolutionize the cinema industry – the Steadicam.
Compression doesn’t have to be confusing. The following video explains video compression quickly and clearly!
One of the most important things you can do when starting out in the film industry, is learn to abide by the unwritten rules of the set.
It seems like every filmmaker these days likes to throw a 2.35:1 letterbox on their footage to give it a more ‘filmic look’. The truth is though, this ratio is not right for all projects and what’s more pertinent for a cinematic look is choosing the most appropriate aspect, not necessarily the widest.
Whether you’re creating a low-budget short or a multi-million dollar feature, follow these considerations for creating a comprehensive (and realistic!) film budget.